ADA Monopolization of Nutritional Licensing

ADA Monopolization of Nutritional Licensing


Integrative Practitioners Working Toward a Level Playing Field
April 27, 2010
In some of these states, nutritionists can still practice but any non-ADA approved professionals are prohibited from using the words ‘nutritionist’ and ‘nutritional care’—even if the individual holds a Masters or a PhD in nutrition and is not claiming to be certified, licensed or registered. Keep in mind that most ADA-approved dieticians have undergraduate degrees, not advanced degrees. So in effect the ADA wants a monopoly that would exclude the most educationally qualified nutritionists. Read More>>